Covid-19 Updates

Anna RobertsonCovid-19, e-News

Please see below for event updates in light of the evolving Covid-19 environment. Community Update – 15 May Community Update – 24 April Full Community Update – 9 April. An important community update from our CEO, speaking to the following: Events – Nationals and all other events Community Sport – the RM Team, Education and Programmes Sector Update – Gaming … Read More

Two Ollerup Scholarships Awarded

Anna Robertsone-News

We are really pleased to announce that not one, but two, coaches have been awarded an Ollerup Scholarship to commence in January 2020. Tara Fitzgerald from Waikanae Gymnastics Club is off to Olleryp to study Rhythmic Gymnastics with the aim to gain an in-depth knowledge in choreography and musicality, which she can also bring back to TeamGym. Tara is a … Read More

GymSchool 2019

Anna Robertsone-News

While lots of people were sunning themselves at the beach during the weekend of January 12-13, a large group of dedicated coaches and athletes took part in GymSchool. GymSchool is a coach development weekend which included a multitude of practical coaching courses and workshops aimed at intermediate and higher-level coaches across all competitive gymnastic sports. A range of wonderful sport … Read More

Dylan’s back and the Girls medal

Anna Robertsone-News

Eleven months after having knee surgery, Rio Olympian Dylan Schmidt (Icon Trampoline) returns to the trampoline world stage at the World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan, where he finished 5th. Two months later at the World Cup in Minsk, Belarus, he bettered that by one with a 4th place finish. A mere 0.225 off podium and only 0.81 from gold. A … Read More

Judges awarded PM Scholarships

Anna Robertsone-News

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) each year, award Prime Minister’s Scholarships to officials to help with their professional development. This year, five of our international brevet judges are recipients of the Scholarships: • Gareth Brettell – Men’s Artistic Gymnastics• Ken Bow – Men’s Artistic Gymnastics• Michelle Woolf – Women’s Artistic Gymnastics• Janine Glover – Trampoline• Lance Henry – Trampoline … Read More

FIG Level 2 Academy

Anna Robertsone-News

From 9 – 16 January, 19 Men’s and Women’s Artistic coaches attended the FIG Level 2 Academy which we hosted in Auckland. A FIG Academy is a week-long coaching course which includes comprehensive theory and practical lectures across all apparatus. The week also finished with theory and practical exams. For coaches in New Zealand, the course also served as the … Read More

Students in Denmark

Anna Robertsone-News

We have a wonderful opportunity through our partnership with Ollerup to offer members a year-long scholarship to attend the school and study in TeamGym, Tumbling or Parkour. The Academy of Physical Education in Ollerup is the oldest academy of physical education in Denmark. Alanah Goldingham received the 2018-2019 scholarship and is halfway through her scholarship. Alanah’s, originally from Hutt Valley … Read More

Independent Athlete’s Complaints Service

Anna Robertsone-News

Following the publication of the Heron Report, which claimed that Cycling New Zealand was responsible for the toxic culture within their track team, High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) and Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ) have launched an interim complaints service. From 1 May 2019, the service is available to HPSNZ Programmes that have carded athletes. For Gymnastics, this means … Read More

2018 NZ Champs a Hit in Tauranga

Anna Robertson2018 NZ Gymnastics Championships, Competitive Gymnastics, e-News

The 2018 New Zealand Gymnastics Championships held at the ASB Baypark Arena in Tauranga provided a fantastic location to reunite all five codes together again under one roof. As our national pinnacle event, it’s always exciting to showcase the best gymnastics from around the country, this year including our World Championships and Commonwealth Games athletes. 15 provinces competed for National … Read More

2018 World Champs Wrap Up

Anna RobertsonCompetitive Gymnastics, e-News, International

This last term has seen teams from Rhythmic, Artistic and Trampoline Gymnastics represent New Zealand at their respective World Championships. A huge congratulations to all those athletes who were selected and competed.  A special thanks to all the officials who travelled with the athletes for your help and support both pre tour and on tour. This year saw some really good … Read More